Philadelphia, PA – Nicole Fundenberg and Zenobia Murray Killed on N 35th StLaw Pa
Philadelphia, PA (August 27, 2020) – Around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, August 26, two women were killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Philadelphia.
According to police, the accident took place at 600 North 35th Street when two mothers and a teen were out walking when a vehicle suddenly jumped a curb and struck them. The victims were out getting takeout food at the time of the accident.
The accident was so severe that one of the victims went flying across the street and into a home. The 30-year-old woman was taken to Presbyterian Hospital and pronounced dead. She has since been identified as Nicole Fundenberg.
Police also discovered a 58-year-old woman lying on 35th Street with severe injuries. She was transported to the hospital as well but pronounced dead while there. She has since been identified as Zenobia Murray.
A 14-year-old girl was with the two women at the time and she suffered leg injuries. She was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
The 19-year-old driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene of the accident. Police found her vehicle lodged into the side of a home.
The accident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are susceptible to the most severe harm. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm and are prone to receiving catastrophic injuries as the result of an accident. In 2018, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians lost their lives in these horrific accidents due to the negligence of others. Losing a loved one due to a pedestrian accident can have a severe impact on your life, which is why you should always have an accident attorney on your side.
Nobody should ever have to receive a phone call saying a loved one has been taken from them in a life-altering accident. Unfortunately, hundreds of families face this reality every single year in Pennsylvania. If you have suffered these devastating losses, you may find that you have a right to compensation as you grieve the loss of your loved one. You should always be prepared to speak with a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our personal injury attorneys are here for you after you have had to say goodbye to somebody you love after a fatal accident. Many pedestrians lose their lives in a year and, as such, families suffer in the aftermath. You should never have to deal with the aftermath of a fatal collision on your own. There are options available for you at this time. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.